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Drascombe Drifter, 1978, Minneapolis, Minnesota, $11,000, SOLD 7/15/21

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Drascombe Drifter, 1978

  • Hull #80

  • LOA 21'-6”
  • Draft 2'-0" Fixed Bilge Keels
  • Beam 7'-3”
  • Sail Area 210 Sq Ft- Gunter Main by Holt (reconditioned by Dabbler Sails), hank-on Jib (with reef points) & Mizzen by Stuart Hopkins-Dabbler Sails
  • Masts- Varnished Sitka Spruce
  • Boat Weight- 2000 lbs.
  • Outboard well, commonly fit with 4-6 HP or Electric Outboard. No outboard provided.
  • Towing Weight with trailer- 3,100 lbs with excellent road-ready single-axle trailer
  • Trailer- rebuilt with hydraulic surge brakes and drums, LED lights, new tires including spare, new trailer coupler with brake actuator
  • LED navigation and cabin lights, VHF
  • (2) Danforth Anchors- 12# & 17# with chain/rope rode
  • All running rigging replaced in last 3 years

    Excellent for Marina, Mooring or Trailer Sailor.

  • The gunter rigged mainsail makes for a light, easy to step mast.
  • The mizzen yawl setup provides many reefing options, making for a prudent sailor.

    The Drascombe line of Boats, as produced in fiberglass by Honnor Marine in England, was imported to the States until 1985.

    See Drascombe Association
    "The Drascombe Association is a group of over 1000 enthusiasts dedicated to the traditional-style sailing boats designed by the late John Watkinson. Over 5000 Drascombes of all types have been built since the first Lugger was launched in 1966. They are all simple, rugged, and seakindly.”

    Drifter: Drascombe's most serious cruiser. 110 were produced in England, with 12 imported to the States.

  • Cabin with V-berth sleeps 2, cockpit seats 4 adults with room to spare.
  • Well maintained with very good sails, teak woodwork, etc.
  • Freshwater boat, always stored covered.

    SOLD

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